Archive for November, 2008

(I wish I had caught this before Election Day but better late than never.) As part of their drive for Obama, the National Jewish Democratic Council released a video of two of Brandeis’ grandchildren, Frank Gilbert and Alice Popkin, endorsing Obama. As one of the individuals directly responsible for the creation of Israel, the issue […]


The latest issue of the Journal of Supreme Court History (vol. 33 no. 3) has another memoir by Harlan in it. This one covers his political career both before and after the Civil War. It’s a pretty fun read, filled with debates, election day shenanigans, duels and the political ramifications of eating dinner with Frederick […]